Travel

By Alexandra Taylor

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Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia is a feast for the senses with its awe-worthy architecture, bustling cafes and markets, and sun-soaked beaches with picturesque Mediterranean views. Whether strolling along the iconic La Rambla or touring Gaudi’s majestic creations, the vibrant city will not disappoint. A city that thrives on its cultural past, while embracing the modernity of the present, Barcelona is truly an enchanting destination.

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There is no better way to experience Barcelona than a luxury stay in the heart of the city looking over the Mediterranean. Hotel Duquesa de Cardona offers this and much more. Located in one of the most covetable locales in Barcelona, in front of the historic port and few minutes walk to La Rambla and the Gothic Quarter, this luxury Catalan hotel is perfectly positioned for the wandering traveller who wants to discover the secrets of one of the most charismatic cities along the Mediterranean. A quaint entrance lays way for a welcoming boutique experience.

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From the unparalleled location to the personalized service and accommodations, the traditional setting and modern amenities meld perfectly together for a memorable trip. Duquesa de Cardona welcomes guests into a magnificent 16th century property turned 19th century palace. Many of its original Art Deco features have been preserved and juxtaposed with the contemporary allure of Catalan design. The authentic architecture can be seen through original vaulted ceilings, centuries-old staircases and majestic columns.

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After a day meandering through the streets of the Catalonian capital, guests can relax and rejuvenate with a glass of wine and breathtaking panoramic views from the hotel’s rooftop terrace. Savory Mediterranean meals can be enjoyed in the hotel’s restaurant overlooked by inspiring frescoes and remnants of the historic foundation.

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Rooms in the Duquesa de Cardona Hotel are inviting with warm hues, combining classic furnishings, contemporary details and rich wooden features. Guests can unwind with the comforts of sumptuous baths and rich linens. The hotel offers a range of guest rooms at compelling prices from classic remodeled rooms to lavish suites with Juliet balconies overlooking the Port de Barcelona.  Boasting one of the best locations with unforgettable views, the Duquesa Terrace is not to be missed.

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Enjoy the glistening swimming pool whilst admiring the emblematic scenery. A perfect refuge from the bustling city center, the terrace is open anytime of the day with a unique and sophisticated atmosphere. The romantic boutique hotel is the perfect stay for honeymooners, families and travel enthusiasts alike.

Book your next stay at Duquesa de Cardona.

 

Hotel Duquesa de Cardona

Passeig de Colom, 12, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

http://www.hduquesadecardona.com

info@hduquesadecardona.com

Tel: +34 932689090

Originally published July 2014
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